Hot News Stories (9/25/13)Posted: September 25, 2013
West Virginia Gazette(Charleston, WV)
West Virginia’s anti-choice House minority leader vowed on Tuesday to pursue legislation restricting abortion coverage in the state’s health care exchange, saying he’s not deterred that similar efforts have failed in the past.
Politico (Washington, DC)
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday expressed skepticism over the Obama administration’s claims that it can require nearly all employers to provide access to contraceptives in their employee health plans.
The Columbus Dispatch (Columbus, OH)
Yesterday, Ohio State legislators announced their intention to repeal the anti-choice provisions added into the Governor’s budget. The anti-choice provisions set to go into effect at the end of the month will: Cut off funding to Planned Parenthood and mandate women seeking abortion services have a medically unnecessary ultrasound, among other things.